Employee Selection Specialist I
Maryland Department of Transportation - Maryland

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SALARY RANGE: $37,006 -- $58,719


Education: Undergraduate or graduate level coursework in statistics, psychometrics, research design, general psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, personnel administration or other job related areas. A master's degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from an accredited college/university will meet the requirements for both education and experience (transcripts may be required). Please note that a pending status may apply if applicant is within 6 months of completing the degree.

Experience: One year of experience in the construction and validation of employee selection devices or any combination of job related training and experience sufficient to provide the necessary levels of theoretical knowledge and practical experience.*

* Experience in the construction of employee selection devices can include educational training, on the job training, and/or work experience, however, this MUST include independently conducting job analysis and developing selection test instruments. Your application must specifically address this experience.

DESCRIPTION: The Employee Selection Specialist I performs highly complex technical work in the construction, validation, and administration of employment examinations in conformity with procedural, legal and technical guidelines and requirements. Job duties include, but are not limited to: designing and conducting recruitment strategies, including writing and publishing advertisements; reviewing applications to ensure that applicants meet the minimum qualifications; conducting job analyses, planning, developing, administering and scoring examinations; performing currency analyses, reviewing and updating examinations; compiling, publishing and maintaining eligible lists; writing technical reports to document each testing project in accordance with the Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures; and obtaining and analyzing all necessary statistics for each testing project. Additionally, this position will advise and consult management on selection, recruitment and retention issues. The current vacancies (2) are located at the Maryland Transportation Authority in Baltimore, MD; however, the eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be used to fill future Employee Selection Specialist I vacancies within MDOT.

Candidates appointed to positions in these classifications may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

TO APPLY: You must complete a MDOT application to be considered for this recruitment. RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE MDOT EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION. Please include all relevant experience on your application. This includes, but is not limited to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position you are applying for. Qualified applicants may be subject to background and reference checks. The examination for this recruitment may be an evaluation and rating of the information you provide on your application. Therefore it is important that you provide complete and accurate information. For an application, please call 410-865-1073. Mail your application to: Recruitment and Examinations Unit, 7201 Corporate Center Drive, Hanover, MD 21076, or you may apply online at https://jobs.mdot.state.md.us. Applications sent without sufficient postage will not be accepted and will be returned. Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disability will be provided upon request. Please notify in advance. MD Relay Service Number (711). Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

The Maryland Department of Transportation is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.

The incumbent in this position will not be a member of a covered bargaining unit and, will not be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.

MDOT does not discriminate based on age, ancestry, color, creed, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, or sexual orientation.

Issue Date: 2/8/13

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